Job creation

Alternate Term Label:
Employment services
Employment systems
Industry employment Initiatives
Jobs growth
Report

The promise of social procurement: leveraging purchasing power to create inclusive employment opportunities

Using the State of Victoria as a case study, this paper demonstrates that linking employment policy objectives to public procurement has considerable potential, provided certain conditions are met.
Report

The choices we make: the economic future of Tasmania

This report analyses the economic effects of COVID-19 on Tasmania, and suggests how Tasmania can rebuild its way out of the COVID-19 crisis. It also makes some key recommendations to help Tasmania avoid the mistakes made at the federal level.
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Leaders and legends: thousands of clean jobs for Queenslanders

This report finds that accelerating the development of Renewable Energy Zones (REZ) will give Queensland a global competitive advantage in energy-intensive industries, create jobs for Queenslanders, and new export opportunities for Australia.
Strategy

Blueprint: regional and community job deals

This blueprint advances CPD’s work on improving employment services in place by showing how this approach can be scaled up across the nation in pivotal regions and places. It illustrates a pathway for implementing, governing and funding place-based initiatives for long-lasting impact on Australia's jobs...
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How red tape stops business and job creation

This report combines data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics with RegData Australia to analyse the effect of red tape on business creation. The report finds that up to 398,000 additional businesses could have been created by 2018-19 if regulation was maintained at 2004-05 levels.
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Renewable energy and jobs in Queensland

This report details how projects contracted and committed to over the last five years will produce more than 10,000 GWh of Queensland’s electricity needs — equivalent to the annual consumption of more than 2 million Queensland households.
Report

Rescue and recovery: COVID-19, jobs and income security

The main conclusion of this paper is that as a result of the huge uncertainties facing any government operating in this pandemic, policymakers must be ready to act or change course, depending on economic and public health developments. It is clear the government response to...
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Supporting offenders into employment

Supporting Offenders into Employment (SOE) is a joint initiative between Ministry of Social Development (MSD) and Department of Corrections that is trialling new ways to support people as they transition from prison into sustainable employment. SOE involves engaging with a person before they leave prison...
Strategy

Clean jobs plan

Australia currently faces two major crises: COVID-19 and climate change. This plan identifies 12 policy options which can create jobs fast, where they are needed and for people who need them most.
Strategy

Australia’s economic reconstruction after COVID-19: a national jobs plan and five ways to get started

In this strategy document, the ACTU calls for a government-led national economic reconstruction plan, and offers up five ideas that are designed to create and save jobs, protect and nurture whole industries, support public and private sector jobs, invest in future skills and training, and...